St Germans, Cornwall

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St Germans is a settlement in Cornwall

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of St Germans within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

St Germans in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

St Germans.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., Cornwall - par. (containing Hessenford and Tideford), 10,097 ac., pop. 2307; town, on Lynher Creek, 9½ miles NW. of Plymouth; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Friday. This is a very old town, and from the 9th to the 11th century was the seat of a bishop. The Church of St Germans, with tower of 13th century, is very interesting. The town carries on an export trade in coal, and has a stock fair in May, and some fisheries.

St Germans in the Domesday Book

A village in Rillaton hundred, in the county of Cornwall.

Photos of St Germans is a Good Stuff website.